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Had a couple of "shots-of-the Day" this past Sunday at Quail Hollow of Boise which is a very difficult club to get around. Very hilly, many elevated tees and several blind shots...

 

Anyhow, par-3 4th playing at 150 or so, line up my 5i on a low tee and laced one straight, but just left and nice and high .

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Missed the birdie (darned aerated greens!)

 

 

Then at the par-5 7th after hitting a long, blind downhill drive with the wind into the group ahead... :rolleyes: , I hammered my 4i at the green where it landed a little short and right, but rolled up and around past the pin to about 20' or so for an eagle try.

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Again missed the eagle putt but put in in for a solid bird.

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In my       :ping-small: DLX Cart Bag:
Driver
:    :ping-small: G410 SFT, set to 9.5*, Mitsubishi Tensei CK Orange 60, stiff (MGS Official 2019 Tester)
3W:          :ping-small: G-Series SF TEC, set to 16*, Aldila Tour Blue ATX, 65g, stiff
5W:          :ping-small: G400 SFT, set to 19*, Aldila Tour Blue ATX, 65g, stiff
7W:         :ping-small: G410 SFT, set to 22*. Alta CB 65 Red, stiff

Irons:       :ping-small: GMax, Green Dot, 5-PW, Project X Graphite Blue 6.0, 80-90g , stiff
Wedges: :ping-small: Glide 2.0 Stealth, 50* SS, 54* ES & 60*/8 Forged MGS Special from the Wedge Wizard, Green Dot, Alta CB graphite, 84g, stiff
Putter:     :ping-small: Vault 2.0 B60 Copper, 33", black dot w/GP SNSR grip (PING Sigma 2 Fetch under "see-trials")
Ball:       :Snell: MTB BLACK (MGS Official 2018 Tester for the :Snell: MTB RED)
Shoes:     :footjoy-small:  Classics Tour w/Black Widow Softspikes

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I had two today.

First hole easy par 5. Blocked the drive right, hit trees, but bounced out. Blocked a 5 iron to the right, behind a wall of trees, in the bark/dirt.

With no viable option from 106 yds, I just punched a sand wedge at the green and prayed.

Somehow the ball went thru the thickest patch of branches untouched, leaving me a 15' birdie putt. Missed 1” right

Second was a 180yd 6 iron on the #1 hdcp hole to 6 feet.

Missed that birdie too haha

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Currently testing for review:

:Hogan: Combo iron set -8,9,per Icon 5,6,7 PtxPro 4-UiHi

:ping-small: G400 LSTec driver 10° on Aldila X-Torsion Stiff

:callaway-small: 816 Alpha 3-wood 15° On Aldila Rogue Stiff

:callaway-small: 815 GBB Alpha hybrid 19° On Fujikura Speeder 865 Stiff

:benhogan-small: Ptx Pro 5-P irons on KBS Tour V 110 S

:benhogan-small: Equalizer 50°, 54°, 60° wedges on recoil 780 StifF

 :EVNROLL: ER3 34”

:titelist-small: ProV1x

:callaway-small: .Org 14 cart bag

Adidas Tour 360 shoes

 

 

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Today's shot:

I hooked my drive right and it bounced around off of a tree. Luckily ended up in the right rough with a shot to the green. 205 yards out, hit a low draw that actually hit and held the green. Two putts for par. Finally learning how to scramble and save a score.

 

 

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In my :cobra-small: Ultralight Stand Bag:

Driver:    :callaway-small: Rogue 10.5° - LH - Aldila Synergy Blue 50 Stiff
Woods:   :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 3/4 Wood - Atmos Blue TS 7 Stiff
               :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 5/6 Wood - Atmos Blue TS 7 Stiff
Irons:      :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 5-GW - KBS C-Taper Lite Stiff
Wedges: :cobra-small: King Black - LH - 52° 56° 60° - KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 Stiff
Putter:     :1332069271_TommyArmour: - Impact No. 3
Ball:        :titelist-small: Pro V1x

Tracked By: :Arccos:

Currently Testing: :skycaddie: LX5 Watch

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OK, had a generally awful round but one "shot of the day" I can talk about....

 

#8, easiest hole on the course, hit my second of only two decent tee shots and then .. of course .. very badly thinned the wedge shot in .. to watch it bounce off the green and keep rolling and rolling to end up about 36 yds past the pin in the rough (and I'd started that shot from 54 out!)

 

... Chipped it onto the green with a good trajectory onto my spot, watched it bounce and roll out towards the cup .. and tap the flag stick EXACTLY as a gust came in from the left .. pushing the ball out of the cup..!!

 

Oh well.. literally "the rub of the green"!

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WITB of an "aspiring" 😉 play-ah ...
..Tour Edge Exotics EXS 3W/HL (17*; Tensei CK Blue)
..Tour Edge Exotics EXS 7W (Tensei CK Blue)
..Callaway Big Bertha 4H (Recoil ZTR)
..Tour Edge HL4 #4 iron-wood (UST Mamiya)
..Callaway Big Bertha CF19 6i (Recoil ZTR) / Apex CF16 7i-PW (Recoil ES 760)
..Hogan Equalizer 50/54/58 black (Recoil ES 760 black SmacWrap)
..Evnroll ER5 (33", 385g)
..all in a Datrek Hybrid bag on a Bag Boy Quad XL push cart.

Forum Member tester for the ExPutt Putting Simulator...
https://forum.mygolfspy.com/topic/39526-2020-official-member-review-exputt-putting-simulator/page/1/#comments

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Today's shot:

I hooked my drive right and it bounced around off of a tree. Luckily ended up in the right rough with a shot to the green. 205 yards out, hit a low draw that actually hit and held the green. Two putts for par. Finally learning how to scramble and save a score.

 

 

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That's what is known as a “blue collar Par”

 

 

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Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; Ping G410 Plus

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead

Irons; Ping G410 5-SW & Mizno 919 Hot Metal 5-SW

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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Two recent shots come to mind:

1. Ball landed in a divot. I jokingly asked my partner to turn his back so I could move it. So he rolled it out for me. I said no, I always like to hit these hard shots - it's an opportunity to make a great shot. So I put it back in the divot and pulled off a really good shot. I didn't stuff it, but I did hit it to about 15 feet from that lie.

 

2. Uphill par 5, decent drive, but my 2nd shot was a peach. 260yd 5wood to 20 feet. Even if I missed my eagle putt!

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There is no spoon.

WITB
TaylorMade M3
Callaway Diablo 15°
Callaway Diablo 18°
Callaway Steelhead XR Pro 4-W
Mizuno TP-4 50, 54, 58
TaylorMade Rossa Monza Spyder

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Last Monday, Par 3, 9i, 127 yards. Yes made the bird.BB23A601-EF30-4859-9B5E-6F303706714F.JPG

 

 

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Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; Ping G410 Plus

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead

Irons; Ping G410 5-SW & Mizno 919 Hot Metal 5-SW

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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Today's shot of the day was a 165yd 7iron into the wind that left me with a 15ft putt for birdie on a par 5. Felt nice to visualize the low draw through the wind and execute.

 

 

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In my :cobra-small: Ultralight Stand Bag:

Driver:    :callaway-small: Rogue 10.5° - LH - Aldila Synergy Blue 50 Stiff
Woods:   :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 3/4 Wood - Atmos Blue TS 7 Stiff
               :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 5/6 Wood - Atmos Blue TS 7 Stiff
Irons:      :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 5-GW - KBS C-Taper Lite Stiff
Wedges: :cobra-small: King Black - LH - 52° 56° 60° - KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 Stiff
Putter:     :1332069271_TommyArmour: - Impact No. 3
Ball:        :titelist-small: Pro V1x

Tracked By: :Arccos:

Currently Testing: :skycaddie: LX5 Watch

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223 ya drive then 8 iron to within 4 feet of hole making putt for bird!

 

 

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Driver: Tour Edge Exotics EXS w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft Fairways:  Cobra King F8 3W(14.5*) & 5W(18.5*) w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft Hybrids: Tour Edge CBX 119 4H(22*)  with Project X Evenflo regular shaft Irons: Wilson Staff D7 5 - PW w/Recoil 460 regular shafts Wedges: Wilson D7 GW(48*) & SW(54*) Cobra King F8 LW(58*)all wedges have Recoil 460 regular shafts Putter: 33" Bellum-Winmore 707 putter Bag: Cobra Ultralite Cart Bag(Peacoat Blue).

 

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Par 5, 213 to middle of the green, hit a 3 wood landed approx pin high rolled out to 30 feet past the hole. 3 wood practice is paying off. Unfortunately I 3 putted (again).

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Ping G400 MAX 9*, Ping G 3 Wood, TM Aeroburner 4 Hybrid, 4- PW Ping I200, Vokey SM6  50, 54, 58, Cameron & Crown M2 Mallet.

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Par 3 116 yards in between a A and P wedge. First shot with the A put it into the water. Hit the P and took some off landed it on a dime 3 feet from the hole and one putted it in for a nice little bogey. Sometimes gotta take a little off instead of trying to add a little.

 

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I hit what I would call my first succesful cut shot tonight. A 156 yard 6iron around a tree and over the water. Ended up short and landed on the front fringe. Couldve hit a 5 I suppose but short is bette then long on this hole. NormallyI would have hit 7i or even 8 depending on wind and pin.

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DRIVER: Titleist 905R S 10.5

3W- Callway XR PRO 16 stiff

5W- Alpha XS

Irons- Titleist 716 AP1 S 1/2 over 2 degrees upright

Vokey SM7 Wedges 54 and 58 1/2 half 3 degrees upright

Putter- Taylor Made Rossa Monza Mini Spider

Ball-ProV1 and AVX

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Back to back birds, and the 4 next holes I came within an inch of birds.

I love those little streaks...

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Currently testing for review:

:Hogan: Combo iron set -8,9,per Icon 5,6,7 PtxPro 4-UiHi

:ping-small: G400 LSTec driver 10° on Aldila X-Torsion Stiff

:callaway-small: 816 Alpha 3-wood 15° On Aldila Rogue Stiff

:callaway-small: 815 GBB Alpha hybrid 19° On Fujikura Speeder 865 Stiff

:benhogan-small: Ptx Pro 5-P irons on KBS Tour V 110 S

:benhogan-small: Equalizer 50°, 54°, 60° wedges on recoil 780 StifF

 :EVNROLL: ER3 34”

:titelist-small: ProV1x

:callaway-small: .Org 14 cart bag

Adidas Tour 360 shoes

 

 

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60 yard pitch to 3 foot on my 3rd after putting my tee shot in the water hazard on a 440 yard par 4. Made the putt for a good par.

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:ping-small:  G400 SFT with Aldila Xtorsion Copper Stiff
:cobra-small: F8 3 & 5 Woods with Project X Evenflow Blue 6.0

:mizuno-small: MP18 MMC FliHi 4 Iron - Project X LZ 5.5
:mizuno-small:  MP18 MMC - Project X LZ 5.5
:mizuno-small: S18 Wedges 50,54,58
MLA Tour Mallet 33"
:srixon-small:  Z Star
:ping-small: Pioneer bag
:Clicgear: buggy

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60 yard pitch to 3 foot on my 3rd after putting my tee shot in the water hazard on a 440 yard par 4. Made the putt for a good par.

“Working mans” Par

 

 

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Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; Ping G410 Plus

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead

Irons; Ping G410 5-SW & Mizno 919 Hot Metal 5-SW

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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Not my shot but Web Simpsons eagle out of the bunker - holed it from 99 feet.

 

 

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Left Hand orientation

:ping-small: G410 SFT driver 

:cobra-small: F Max 5 wood

:ping-small:  9 wood
:ping-small:  410  Hybrids 22*, 26*
:wilson-small: C300 4i-GP
:cleveland-small:  Wedges RTX 3.0: 52*, 56*
:ping-small: EYE 2 Wedge 60*

:odyssey-small: O Works putter
:918457628_PrecisionPro:NX9-HD

:CaddyTek: - 4 Wheel 
:footjoy-small: - too many shoes to list and so many to buy

:1590477705_SunMountain:

:SuperSpeed: Official Tester 2020   Beginning Driver Speed  - 78

 

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Not my shot, but I nominate this guy for candidate for Shot of the Year ;-)

https://twitter.com/rockbottomgolf/status/993189940061229056?s=09

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WITB of an "aspiring" 😉 play-ah ...
..Tour Edge Exotics EXS 3W/HL (17*; Tensei CK Blue)
..Tour Edge Exotics EXS 7W (Tensei CK Blue)
..Callaway Big Bertha 4H (Recoil ZTR)
..Tour Edge HL4 #4 iron-wood (UST Mamiya)
..Callaway Big Bertha CF19 6i (Recoil ZTR) / Apex CF16 7i-PW (Recoil ES 760)
..Hogan Equalizer 50/54/58 black (Recoil ES 760 black SmacWrap)
..Evnroll ER5 (33", 385g)
..all in a Datrek Hybrid bag on a Bag Boy Quad XL push cart.

Forum Member tester for the ExPutt Putting Simulator...
https://forum.mygolfspy.com/topic/39526-2020-official-member-review-exputt-putting-simulator/page/1/#comments

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Legitimate 290 yard drive straight at the flag on a 320 yard par 4. Can you say 3 putt?️

 

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I always try to remember that I'm not good enough to get mad!

 

My Bag:

:ping-small:  G400 Max

:cleveland-small: Halo 3h

PGF Southpaw 7W

:ping-small:  Eye 2  5-SW  or

:wilson-small: C200 5 - AW

:cleveland-small:  Oil Can 56* and 60*

:rife-putters-1:  2Bar Mallet

:ping-small: Traverse II Cart Bag

 

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I bought a three iron the other day and used it for the first time today. Hit it once and it was a 280 yard rocket right down the gut. Outdrove my buddy who hit driver.

 

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2017  :taylormade-small: M1 460, Project X HZRDUS Black 6.0

:mizuno-small: JPX EZ 3 wood
:cobra-small: Fly-Z 4H
:mizuno-small: MP-60, 3i-PW, True Temper Dynamic Gold
:mizuno-small: S5 54° & 58°, True Temper Dynamic Gold
:cameron-small: California Monterey
:titelist-small: Pro V1x

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Played the perfect hole yesterday- 360yd par 4.

 

Beautifully struck 4 iron to centre of fairway, smooth 8 iron out the sweetspot that was so straight at the flag I had to step to the side to see it ;) 

 

one bounce, hit flag, dropped 8 feet away, drained putt. 

 

Result, happiness.

 

 

(duffed next tee shot as the Golf Gods wanted some payback)

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Driver     Awaiting NEW Driver (after 10 yrs)  
4 Wood   Callaway Big Bertha Steelhead plus 4+  :callaway-small: Callaway shaft in 'Firm' flex

Hybrid     Titleist 910H 19*    :titelist-small:   Diamana ahina 'flower' shaft in 'S'

Irons         Mizuno MP18SC 4-PW   :mizuno-small:  N.S Pro Modus3 Tour 105 in 'S'

Wedges    Callaway Mack Daddy forged in black 50* and 54*  :callaway-small:   KBS Tour in 'R'

Putter        'YES' Tracy 11 C groove 34.5"

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